Tag Archives: Saw skills

[Medal Chest] First dovetails…

*Note to my readers—this is the secret project I’ve mentioned a few times.  It has consumed my shop time since February.  That’s why it’s been so slow on the blog for the last few months.  Now that it has been … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 30: Mounting the Leg Vise (part 2)

I didn’t have much spare time today but what I did have I used to take care of the next couple steps in the leg vise drama. First I removed the threaded rod and hacked off about 6-8″ worth from … Continue reading

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Bench Hooks!

To top off a really productive day, I decided it was time to make me some bench hooks.  I have been putting it off out of sheer laziness, but the last couple days I’ve had to do some random work … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 27: The Shelf.

I got a hold of some more quality time in the shop today so I made the most of it by doing something that’s been on my short list for about 3 weeks now: building a utility shelf for the bench.  Besides … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 23: Plugs for top anchors.

I didn’t have a lot of time today between getting batches of Sky Fort parts prepped for installation.  But, I did have just enough time to work on plugging the bolt holes in top. I picked up a 1″x36″ oak … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 18: The big dry fit!

Very excited today because I got a lot accomplished!  I ended with a dry fit of the entire bench and started work on the leg vise. To get started, I finished sawing the bridle joint on the last leg…best cuts … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 17: The Bridle Joints…

I didn’t have much time in the shop today, but I do what I can, when I can! There was just enough time to cut the first two bridle joints in the legs (I did both the left rear and … Continue reading

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